|T.M. ANDERSON, WAR VET, IS DEAD|
FORMER BLAIRITE, 41, DIED MONDAY IN SAN FERNANDO, CALIFORNIA
Theodore M. “Ted” Andersen, 41, former Blairite, who was also known as Ted Warrick while a resident here, died Monday Morning in a hospital at San Fernando, California, it was learned here that day. Mr. Andersen, a World War veteran, had been confined to hospitals for the past ten years.
He spent a number of years at the U.S. Veteran’s hospital in Lincoln, and had gone to California in May, it being believed that the change of climate might be beneficial.
Born in Washington County, he later moved to Omaha and enlisted in the U.S. army during the war. He was not sent overseas, however.
Surviving him are his wife and three sons in Omaha; his mother, Mrs. Zelma Andersen of Erskine, Alberta, Canada; two sisters and seven brothers. Mrs. D.A. Compton of Blair is his aunt.
The body has been returned here, and funeral services will be held Friday at 2:30 p.m. at the Bendorf Funeral Home, interment following in Blair cemetery.
Enterprise, August 4, 1938
THEO. M. ANDERSON PASSES AWAY
Theodore M. Anderson, son of Mrs. John Anderson of Alberta, Canada, died Monday morning at the Veterans’ hospital in San Fernando, California, of tuberculosis of which he had been a sufferer for ten years.
He had been in several veterans’ hospitals over the country, at San Fernando, California; Fort Lion, Colorado and at Lincoln. Every remedy known to medical skill was used but he finally passed away.
Deceased was born in this county, October 20, 1896 and with his parents moved to Canada in 1915. He was married to Miss Ruby Middaugh of Omaha in 1917 and to them three children were born: Theodore, Jr., Russell and Harold of Omaha who besides the wife and other relatives mourn his death.
The funeral services will be held at the Bendorf Funeral Home tomorrow, Friday, at 2:30 p.m. and interment will be made in the Blair cemetery.
Thus another of our World War veterans has gone after years of suffering the result of service to his country. In this city he leaves an aunt; Mrs. Maud Compton who joins with the family in their great sorrow. He also leaves six brothers and two sisters in different parts of thi9s country and his mother in Canada.
~~~Obituaries courtesy of the Nebraska Washington County Genealogical Society. Newspaper clippings on file in the Blair, Nebraska Public Library~~~